Tag: 4g

Safaricom launches 4G network ahead of its rivals

Broadband, Business
In Summary Safaricom has launched a high-speed wireless Internet network that is initially available on Mombasa Island and in parts of Nairobi such as Gigiri, Runda, Buru Buru, Parklands and Kabete. The launch of the 4G technology comes on the heels of last week’s signing of a Sh14.9 billion national security communication contract between Safaricom and the National Treasury. The firm has been seeking to cut reliance on voice revenue, whose growth has nearly flattened out in recent years due to falling rates. Safaricom is betting big on the home internet market segment with the launch of an advanced fourth generation (4G) long term evolution technology to drive its data services. The integrated telecoms services provider Thursday launched a high-speed wireless Internet ne

Counties to use wireless technology

Broadband
SOME counties will have to be served by the the 4G wireless technology instead of fibre optic cable as the government moves fast to cover all the parts of the country before next year. Information PS Bitange Ndemo said all the county governments have to be internet linked by December but they will not be relying on the cable connection only. more